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Taşlıbakar Höyüğü

Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Kilis , Village: Taşlıbakar

Inventory No 131
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N36°42'15.92''
Longitude E37°24'12.00''
Elevation 1759 fit
   
Species
Type
   
Height 25
Width 330
Lenght 550
Area 181500
   
Periods Middle Bronze Age I Karum ~2000/1950-1700
Middle Bronze Age II Old Hittite ~1650-1550/1500
Late Bronze Age II Imperial Hittite ~1350-1150
Iron Age II ~900-
   

Location and geographical Features

 

Description

The settlement stretches in north-south direction. The terrace is partly covered with building stones and foundation remains can be traced on the surface. There is a basalt wall belonging to a massive fortification on the western slopes. Built by cyclopean basalt stones it is measures 70 m in length and its current height is 3 m. Only three courses have been preserved. There is a spring on the eastern slopes, which is currently used as drinking waster source.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings pottery
   
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